• Mozeliak reiterated that he does not anticipate the organization seeking additional starting pitching help from outside this spring, unless circumstances were to change. The club has maintained this stance despite recent news that Chris Carpenter is out indefinitely.
"We've exhausted a lot of things there," Mozeliak said, "and feel pretty comfortable with what we have."
• After physical exams and a morning meeting led by manager Mike Matheny, the Cardinals began their first official spring workout at about 10:30 a.m. CT on Tuesday. A total of 14 pitchers threw bullpen sessions, including one group that featured closer Jason Motte, Trevor Rosenthal, Shelby Miller and Michael Wacha all throwing side by side.
• Allen Craig, David Freese and Daniel Descalso are among a growing group of position players who have reported to Spring Training early.